coel-

(redirected from cel-)
Also found in: Medical.

coel-

prefix
(Biology) indicating a cavity within a body or a hollow organ or part: coelacanth; coelenterate; coelenteron.
[New Latin, from Greek koilos hollow]

coel-

,
a combining form meaning “cavity”: coelenteron.
Compare -cele, -coele.
[comb. form representing Greek koîlos hollow; akin to cave]